Atlantic Geoscience Society

La Société Géoscientifique de l'Atlantique

Colloquium and Annual General Meeting

February 5-6, 1999

Wandlyn Inn, Amherst, Nova Scotia



THEMES FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS:

Current Research in the Atlantic Provinces
Geology of the Maritimes Basin
Offshore Petroleum Geology and Geological Resources

Give the author(s) with order of contribution decreasing if more than one. Indicate with an asterix (*) if speaker/presenter is a student. Give a complete mailing address of all persons, and optional e-mail. The text should be in Word 7 or WordPerfect 7 or lower, or ASCII text format, references or formulas are generally unacceptable (chemical symbols are allowed), and length should be between 250 - 300 words. Submit electronically by disk or email (no faxes) to: Peter Wallace, Department of Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3J5, or by e-mail to Peter.Wallace@dal.ca. Deadline for submission: January 8, 1999.

Rupert MacNeill Award - given for the best oral presentation by a student.

Graham Williams Award - given for the best poster presentation by a student.

Noranda Award - given by Noranda Mining and Exploration Ltd. for the best paper by a student on Economic Geology (both oral and poster presentations are considered). This award involves summer employment with Noranda so you have to indicate with your abstract submission whether or not you wish to be considered. A student submission with no indication will be considered a NO.


SPECIAL SESSION:

Geoscience Software for the Professional, Teacher, and Student

Several companies have been invited to demonstrate their software in a special session Friday afternoon. They will have a special area in the poster section on Friday night and all day Saturday for additional demonstrations and to talk to registrants. In addition to this there will be time set aside at the end of the special session for registrants to demonstrate or talk about their own software. If you wish to participate in this session please indicate on the registration form or contact Peter Wallace directly before January 8, 1999.

FIELD TRIP:

cancelled

MOTEL ACCOMMODATION:

Contact the motel directly at 902-667-3331. Specify that you are with the AGS Colloquium to get the special rate of $56 + tax per night per room.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Geomixer, Friday night............... free, cash bar

A geologist's kitchen party. Stand around talking about northward subduction culminating in a transpressional plate margin bordering on a micro continent outboard of the Iapetus Ocean or bring a guitar and/or other musical instrument and play into the wee hours of the morning where you'll be appreciated. There are a lot of musical talents in the AGS and I encourage you to participate in a musical get-together.

AGS Annual General Meeting and Luncheon........$7.50 tax incl.

At the AGM there will be reports from the various AGS subcommittees, election of officers for 1999, a financial report, and any other business related to the society. If you have any concerns, queries, or comments this is the forum to state them.

AGS Awards Banquet...........................$20.00 tax incl.

The speakers awards (Rupert MacNeill, Graham Williams, and Noranda), Distinguished Scientist - Gesner Award, and Distinguished Service Awards are all presented at this final event of the Colloquium. Mike MacDonald, of the Nova Scotia Department of Mines will give an illustrated talk on his leave of absence sojourn in South East Asia.


PROGRAM SCHEDULE


Registration information and detailed instructions can be sent to those who notify:

Peter.Wallace@dal.ca
Earth Sciences Department
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 3J5
e-mail: Peter.Wallace@Dal.ca

Deadline for titles and abstracts

Friday, January 8, 1999



REGISTRATION FORM



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